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#1371 canadiangirl

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    Posted 26 July 2011 - 11:03 AM

    Welcome back tori!


    Two hands will join together on their special day and look at each other and say I DO on April 14 2012 in Montego Bay Jamaica


    #1372 canadiangirl

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      Posted 26 July 2011 - 11:36 AM


      im calling my TA now...heres hoping

      Originally Posted by luvmoo 

      That's not silly at all!! it is your day!! :) I have some really cute sandals that i bought for the reception and for later...  but barefoot jewelery for the ceremony and for the beach pictures etc :) I actually got my barefoot jewelery from ladybeads.com   i got myself and my bridesmaids all matching ones.. :)  But you could totally make them yourself too!
       



       



       


      Two hands will join together on their special day and look at each other and say I DO on April 14 2012 in Montego Bay Jamaica


      #1373 luvmoo

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        Posted 26 July 2011 - 12:09 PM


        Good Luck! Keep us posted!! cause I think all of us who are using ACV should know!! :) we deserve the free upgrade!! ;)
         

        Originally Posted by canadiangirl 


        im calling my TA now...heres hoping



         



         



        #1374 beachbum21

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          Posted 26 July 2011 - 02:44 PM

          Yes, thank you :)

           

          I wanted to ask you as well, why are they charging you a $100 fee for the aisle runner? Isn't it included in the wedding package?
          Are you staying at the Iberostar Beach as well?
           

          Originally Posted by luvmoo 

          Yayy!! I am so glad you inquired and got the free upgrade!! i am glad i told you guys about it! as we are the bride and groom!! we deserve to be special and sit in executive class and have more luggage space! :) Yay!! Now lets hope Tori gets the upgrade too!! :)
           



           



           



          #1375 amjohnson

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            Posted 26 July 2011 - 02:51 PM


            Hi Beachbum,

            I think you misunderstood luvmoo's message. She was referring to me having to pay $100 dollars to rent an aisle runner. I was asking her if she was having one for her beach wedding.

             

            Happy Planning!

            Originally Posted by beachbum21 

            Yes, thank you :)

             

            I wanted to ask you as well, why are they charging you a $100 fee for the aisle runner? Isn't it included in the wedding package?
            Are you staying at the Iberostar Beach as well?
             



             



             



            #1376 beachbum21

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              Posted 26 July 2011 - 02:56 PM

              OMG... i'm sorry! I am confused.

              So she's not renting an aisle runner, you have to pay for it? Ok, got it!

              And that sucks that you have to pay for it!!

              Sorry for the confusion :)
               

              Originally Posted by amjohnson 


              Hi Beachbum,

              I think you misunderstood luvmoo's message. She was referring to me having to pay $100 dollars to rent an aisle runner. I was asking her if she was having one for her beach wedding.

               

              Happy Planning!



               



               



              #1377 amjohnson

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                Posted 26 July 2011 - 03:11 PM

                No Problem,

                I have had a few problems messaging people on here too and attaching photos.

                If we stay with our existing wedding package yes, I will have to pay for it but if we choose to go one package higher, the top package at our resort, it is included along with a few other things so it may be worth it. I plan on taking my shoes off for photos after the wedding but really want to wear sandals to walk down the aisle. We will see, packing the aisle runner may be too much of pain. I am trying to find out if we qualify with Air Canada Vacations for an upgrade and if we do I get to bring 3 bags instead of 2....yay.

                 

                Where do you live? Jamaica would be another nice place for a wedding!
                 

                Originally Posted by beachbum21 

                OMG... i'm sorry! I am confused.

                So she's not renting an aisle runner, you have to pay for it? Ok, got it!

                And that sucks that you have to pay for it!!

                Sorry for the confusion :)
                 



                 



                 



                #1378 torilynnsmith

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                  Posted 26 July 2011 - 03:16 PM

                  Hi Ladies, 

                   

                  Well I am back from Halifax.  What a crazy busy wedding filled 5 days it was! My best friends wedding was wonderful but I have to say the traditional "church and reception" wedding experiences only solidified by decision to have a DW (not that there was any going back now!).  I cannot even imagine having to deal with some of the things we did and I am so happy to know that I will step off a plane meet with my WC for an hour hand off my stuff and sit back and relax.  

                   

                  I have been off the forums for awhile now, checked in once or twice and came across luvmoos post about the ACV free executive class upgrade so that was FANTASTIC also why I love this forum....... 

                   

                  I dont think the jute bags will take the iron on transfer, I picked up a few of them as back ups before I found my OOT bags and have been using them to carry my wedding stuff, they have a plastic on the inside and I think they would melt.  Also the iron on transfers leave a "shiny" outline around everything if you know what I mean, I don't really love the look so I would recommend doing a bag tag instead of a transfer, that way your guests can remove it and use the bag even after the wedding is over! Plaster your monogram and names on disposable items but those that could be used again stay away from so you know that they can and will be used!

                   

                   

                  Originally Posted by amjohnson 

                  Hi Ladies,

                  I found a few great deals for the Oot bags. First, small jute bags at Dollarama for 2$. Does anyone know if you can put iron on transfers on Jute? I haven't bought the bags until I know for sure.

                   

                  Superstore has a great deal on Plastic double wall tumblers, they are clear but have different colored lids, I got blue and red ones as those are my colors. I think they have orange and green, maybe yellow too. Only 5$...most places want 7-9$ and compared to the online prices with shipping, Superstore's prices are the best. I plan on putting on a logo of some kind on them. I thought they would be nice to use for drinks at the resort or coffee...can hold warm drinks too. The cups and glasses they give you are usually small.

                   

                  If any other Canadian brides to be have any unique ideas to put in the bags, I would love to hear them. I don't want to spend too much on them...the cups were the big expense.

                   

                  Side note...not sure if you are giving your bridesmaids a gift, but I found really nice silk like pashminas at Le Chateau Outlet store, off white, 20$. Another bride said she was doing that and getting each girl's name embroidered on them. I may just get their initials embroidered in a corner...just an idea!

                   



                   


                  Beachbum I can't remember but did you end up going with Pauline from Shine?  I am not her biggest fan lately and FI is ready to strangle her....

                  Originally Posted by beachbum21 



                  Hi Tori!

                  I checked with our TA, it's true! We get a free upgrade :)

                  And trust me, i'm just as annoyed as you are right now that we weren't made aware earlier!!



                   


                   



                  #1379 canadiangirl

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                    Posted 26 July 2011 - 03:19 PM


                    YEAHHHHHHH hehehehe we do get it, plus my TA is getting me a closet of sorts for my dresses and what not....so happy

                    Originally Posted by luvmoo 


                    Good Luck! Keep us posted!! cause I think all of us who are using ACV should know!! :) we deserve the free upgrade!! ;)
                     



                     



                     


                    Two hands will join together on their special day and look at each other and say I DO on April 14 2012 in Montego Bay Jamaica


                    #1380 torilynnsmith

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                      Posted 26 July 2011 - 03:24 PM

                      I wish my TA was 1) more upfront about all these things and 2) more informed.... she is not very helpful and basically says no before she "looks into it"

                       

                      I feel awful having recommended her early on in our planning process.  She was AMAZING in the beginning but it seems like now that we are "locked in" she could careless about keeping us informed or treating us well at all!

                       

                      I think I am going to call ACV directly and get the info I need, I wish we could fire her but that is not an option 






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